Re: Is AGPLv3 DFSG-free?
"Bernhard R. Link" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> No, I want things to be free. BSD free is free and also gives the
> right to make it non-free. GPLv2 is free and ensures it stays free
> (copyleft). AGPL is non-free and GPLv3 is free but forbids to make
> it copyleft (as it forbids to remove to right to make it non-free by
> combining with AGPL).
That's a good assessment of the differences between these licenses. It
conforms with my understanding also.
> […] The GPL ensures that everyone is allowed all the things they
> would be if there was no license at all.
If there was no license at all to a work, the freedoms granted by the
GPL would be wholly restricted by copyright. I think you mean "… if
there was no copyright at all".
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